Yanina Wickmayer

No rest for Murray in grueling French Open start

Priority No. 1 now for Andy Murray at the French Open: Putting his feet up. After 10 sets of tennis in his first two rounds, he sorely needs the rest.

The Scot, seeded second, came through 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday against Mathias Bourgue, a 22-year-old French player ranked 164th with a wild card to play his first Grand Slam tournament. The second-round win came just a day after Murray completed another five-setter in the first round.

"I need to go and rest. It's been a tough, tough few days," the 2013 Wimbledon champion said. "If I'm to go far in this tournament, you can't play too many matches like this."

The last champion at Roland...